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PHENYTOIN

Phenytoin is used to control certain type of seizures, and to treat and prevent seizures that may begin during or after surgery to the brain or nervous system. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

283K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 445 of 3238

$10.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 763 of 3238

36,988
Patients

Rank: 576 of 3238

27,245
Prescribers

Rank: 505 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,348 25,530 $1.05M
Texas 2,714 18,854 $850K
New York 2,449 18,335 $792K
Pennsylvania 1,982 16,187 $561K
Illinois 2,038 15,423 $522K
Florida 1,927 14,613 $587K
Ohio 1,896 14,520 $512K
Michigan 1,440 9,811 $344K
New Jersey 1,040 9,045 $304K
North Carolina 1,225 8,812 $345K
Tennessee 963 7,894 $282K
Massachusetts 1,116 7,835 $347K
Georgia 982 7,592 $271K
Kentucky 813 6,980 $255K
Virginia 876 6,907 $253K
Missouri 849 6,269 $225K
Wisconsin 734 5,914 $208K
Alabama 782 5,755 $226K
Indiana 811 5,729 $214K
Louisiana 699 5,229 $215K
Maryland 696 5,156 $231K
Mississippi 627 4,859 $181K
Washington 658 4,653 $170K
South Carolina 589 4,276 $149K
Arkansas 536 4,183 $167K
Connecticut 546 4,091 $148K
Minnesota 573 4,071 $150K
Kansas 375 3,356 $117K
Oklahoma 492 3,281 $135K
Iowa 325 2,850 $105K
West Virginia 372 2,726 $112K
Arizona 334 2,060 $83K
Oregon 296 1,920 $77.6K
Nebraska 230 1,865 $59.7K
Rhode Island 200 1,480 $58.8K
Maine 202 1,461 $60.3K
Colorado 219 1,390 $58.1K
New Mexico 186 1,257 $49.2K
South Dakota 152 1,246 $34.4K
New Hampshire 159 1,138 $38.2K
Nevada 125 1,037 $35.4K
Utah 126 809 $27.5K
Montana 88 657 $19.7K
North Dakota 90 653 $23.7K
Delaware 90 585 $24.4K
District of Columbia 93 526 $18.5K
Vermont 67 512 $22.1K
Idaho 69 498 $17.2K
Hawaii 57 372 $13.4K
Wyoming 30 200 $6,190
Alaska 15 55 $2,894
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for PHENYTOIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled323

WOODLAWN

Virginia

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled319

TUCKER

Georgia

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled310

COLUMBUS

Georgia

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled260

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled243

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

FORT WORTH

Texas

MALCOLM BROWN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled238

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled226

TEXARKANA

Texas

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

ANAHEIM

California

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled215

JACKSON

Mississippi

BRIAN BRYANT ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled199

TOPEKA

Kansas

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled186

LONG BEACH

California

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

DUNEDIN

Florida

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

AUGUSTA

Georgia

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled179

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Ohio

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled174

WESTLAND

Michigan

MICHAEL MARKOPOULOS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

DEL MAR

California

DENNIS STROBEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

DWIGHT

Illinois

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled163

CULLMAN

Alabama